• Ultimate Self-Improvement

    Ultimate Self-Improvement

    The brain is still an enigma. But that won't stop us from trying to enhance mental functioning

    Gary Stix| September 1, 2003|

  • The Quest for a Smart Pill

    New drugs to improve memory and cognitive performance in impaired individuals are under intensive study. Their possible use in healthy people already triggers debate

    Stephen S. Hall| September 1, 2003|

  • The Mutable Brain

    Score one for believers in the adage "Use it or lose it." Targeted mental and physical exercises seem to improve the brain in unexpected ways

    Marguerite Holloway| September 1, 2003|

  • Stimulating the Brain

    Activating the brain's circuitry with pulsed magnetic fields may help ease depression, enhance cognition, even fight fatigue

    Mark S. George| September 1, 2003|

  • Mind Readers

    Brain-scanning machines may soon be capable of discerning rudimentary thoughts and separating fact from fiction

    Philip Ross| September 1, 2003|

  • Is Better Best?

    A noted ethicist argues in favor of brain enhancement

    Arthur L. Caplan| September 1, 2003|

  • Diagnosing Disorders

    Psychiatric illnesses are often hard to recognize, but genetic testing and neuroimaging could someday be used to improve detection

    Steven E. Hyman| September 1, 2003|

  • Brain, Repair Yourself

    How do you fix a broken brain? The answers may literally lie within our heads. The same approaches might also boost the power of an already healthy brain

    Fred H. Gage| September 1, 2003|

  • Taming Stress

    Taming Stress

    An emerging understanding of the brain's stress pathways points toward treatments for anxiety and depression beyond Valium and Prozac

    Robert Sapolsky| September 1, 2003|

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